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Cinematography derives most of its technical and artistic skill from the knowledge of still photography.It is through still photography that students understand basic ideas like framing, exposure, shutter speeds, depth of field and lensing.By learning to use the still camera well, students actually create for themselves a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge, which they can build upon as they go on to movie cameras.


  • Foundations of Photography : Exposure
  • Foundations of Photography : Lenses
  • The Elements of Effective Photography
  • Foundations of Video Photography
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Foundations of Photography : Exposure

Course Name : Foundations of Photography: Exposure
Duration : 3Hrs
Course Requirement : Personal Camera with manual mode setting
Mode of delivery : Workshop style with interactive classes
Weekend : Saturday - Sunday

    Course Content :

  • What is exposure
  • Exploring camera modes
  • Light metering
  • Shooting sharp images
  • Controlling shutter speed
  • Understanding f-stops
  • Controlling motion
  • Working with a shallow depth of field
  • Measuring aperture
  • Shooting in low light conditions
  • Performing manual light balance
  • Working with the histogram
  • Using fill flash
  • Understanding reciprocity

Foundations of Photography : Lenses

Course Name : Foundations of Photography: Lenses
Duration : 3Hrs
Course Requirement : Personal Camera with manual mode setting
Mode of delivery : Workshop style with interactive classes
Weekend : Saturday - Sunday

    Course Content :

  • Understanding field of view and camera position
  • Depth of field and lens choice
  • How to choose a lens
  • Examining lens features
  • Using specialized lenses such as fisheye and tilt/shift lenses
  • Focusing techniques
  • Using filters
  • Camera maintenance
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The Elements of Effective Photography

Course Name : The Elements of Effective Photography
Duration : 3Hrs
Course Requirement : Personal Camera with manual mode setting
Mode of delivery : Workshop style with interactive classes
Weekend : Saturday - Sunday

    Course Content :

  • What makes an effective photograph
  • The Essentials of Composition
  • The rule of thirds
  • Creating movement and interest
  • Foreground, background, and in-between
  • Depth of field as a composing tool
  • Depth of field and bokeh
  • The Role of Colour
  • Sunrise and sunset: The Kelvin scale
  • White balance: Beyond natural light
  • White balance in camera
  • Using color according to color theory
  • Color in post
  • Black and white
  • Black and white in post
  • Light and Lighting
  • The message of light
  • One-light setup
  • Two-light setup
  • Seeing and enhancing natural light
  • Changing and replicating natural light
  • Motion
  • The role of motion in photography
  • Camera settings for freezing or blurring motion
  • Techniques for panning
  • Other ways to create motion
  • Creating blur in Photoshop
  • The Decisive Moment
  • Peak action
  • Capturing the decisive moment
  • The importance of research
  • Planning for your shoot

Foundations of Video Photography

Course Name : Foundations of Video Photography
Duration : 3Hrs
Course Requirement : Personal video / DSLR Camera with manual mode setting
Mode of delivery : Workshop style with interactive classes
Weekend : Saturday - Sunday

    Course Content :

  • Carry and hold that DSLR like a pro
  • Stabilizing the camera: from hands to water glasses to tripods
  • Using aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
  • What the buttons do
  • Manually controlling your autofocus
  • Working with flash
  • Thinking creatively (point of views)
  • Buying new gear
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